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Poster: Liamfinnegan Date: Apr 10, 2009 2:22pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Gem 5/7/70- In the long shadow cast by 5/2 and the short shadow of 5/6

There lies this very good show that would benefit from a sonic upgrade- it is not horrible to listen to by any means- just a bit muddy. The EZ wind is one of the better versions- while 2/19/71 version may be the best by a league, this versions hovers in the vicinity- try it youll lke it

http://www.archive.org/details/gd1970-05-07.aud.sirmick.32276.sbeok.flac16

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Poster: light into ashes Date: Apr 11, 2009 1:55am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Two cheers for 5/8/70!

5/8/70 - a dreadful-sounding aud tape that stands in the shadow of, well, just about every other May '70 show, but was clearly one of the best shows!

But anyway - back to 5/7 - I don't know if we'll see an upgrade on this. If you check out the original Weiner source, he notes that even the best available copies are patched together from different unknown-generation copies, on old & deteriorating reels that it was risky to even play.... After almost 40 years, it may be too much to hope that the original master might be uncovered.
He says, "The multiple tape sources, all with multiple gens, that represent this best possible version *could* someday be upgraded to the AUD master itself."
http://deadlistening.blogspot.com/2008/06/1970-may-7th-mit-dupont-gym-cambridge.html

But as a 1970 AUD fan, it sounds fine to me, one of the best taping jobs of the year (not sound-wise, but when you take into account it was recorded in a gym and captured the entire show). It sounds even better when you compare it to the tapers' nightmare of 5/8/70....

This post was modified by light into ashes on 2009-04-11 08:55:57

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Poster: SkyDawg Date: Apr 10, 2009 9:50pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Two cheers for 5/8/70!

The Mammoth Gardens show from 4/24/70 also falls into the same category as the 5/8/70 show... a monster show buried beneath a sonically challenging tape, but what a Dark Star!

http://www.archive.org/details/gd1970-04-24.aud.cotsman.9498.sbefail.shnf

I love the 5/7/70 show too. One of my favorite of the 1970 AUD tapes along with the 3/21/70 late show, 6/24/70 and 11/8/70 show. First Dead show I caught was in April '70 and they left a mark on me for sure. 1970 is probably my favorite year.

This post was modified by SkyDawg on 2009-04-11 04:50:30

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Poster: light into ashes Date: Apr 11, 2009 1:58am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Two cheers for 5/8/70!

While we're on the subject - an old thread mentioning some of the lesser-known AUDs of 1970....

http://www.archive.org/iathreads/post-view.php?id=140176

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Poster: wineland Date: Apr 10, 2009 10:21pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Two cheers for 5/8/70!

Glad you referenced the GD Listening Guide. I think he has done a great job at reviewing shows and sharing his wealth of information.

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Poster: johnnyonthespot Date: Apr 10, 2009 3:41pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Gem 5/7/70- In the long shadow cast by 5/2 and the short shadow of 5/6

wow! an excellent sounding aud from this era and one I haven't heard. I'll be grabbing this one for sure. Thanks for the tip

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Poster: Death&Mercy Date: Apr 10, 2009 2:43pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Gem 5/7/70- In the long shadow cast by 5/2 and the short shadow of 5/6

For AUD fans, but this is a great show. Just about every tune is played well. The very unique Lovelight could be among the best ever.

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Poster: whirlwind dreamer 65-95 Date: Apr 10, 2009 7:06pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Gem 5/7/70- In the long shadow cast by 5/2 and the short shadow of 5/6

thanks for the heads up on this 5-7 show just d/l for the saturday morning wake-up new riders is gonna be a treat to get my day started.

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Poster: csaw44 Date: Apr 10, 2009 6:59pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Gem 5/7/70- In the long shadow cast by 5/2 and the short shadow of 5/6

the lovelight is purely pheanomenal

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Poster: Arbuthnot Date: Apr 10, 2009 3:36pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Gem 5/7/70- In the long shadow cast by 5/2 and the short shadow of 5/6

http://www.archive.org/iathreads/post-view.php?id=222632